Skip Bishop Rises To VP/Promotion At Sony Nashville
July 28, 2009 at 11:02 AM (PT)
SONY MUSIC/NASHVILLE EVP BUTCH WAUGH has announced that ARISTA VP/Promotion SKIP BISHOP, has been named to the newly created position of VP/Promotion, SONY/NASHVILLE. BISHOP will continue to run the day-to-day promotion department at ARISTA, as well as oversee the other three labels: BNA, COLUMBIA and RCA. He will report directly to WAUGH.
"In a world where everyone wants to touch what is hot, SKIP sees himself as the one with the match," said WAUGH. "A great strategic mind looking for every opportunity to place our artists in a position to succeed, SKIP is a man who is determined, has a plan, exceeds boundaries, and continually seeks partnerships with all the entities that make up our industry. His passion for all our artists and their music is the driving force behind his every thought. He has the respect of this company and its artists. A proven leader and a team player, he knows the marketplace is changing, evolving, and presenting new challenges, but this excites him, and his energy inspires everyone. I am so looking forward to witnessing his growth in the future.”
“Stepping into this role at SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE is both exhilarating and humbling," said BISHOP. "In a time when both radio and the music industry face trials, we are surrounded by artists and gifted teammates who see opportunities everywhere."
BISHOP joined ARISTA as VP/Promo in OCTOBER of 2005.